New recommendations endorse the idea that successful pregnancy and vaginal delivery are possible for most women with complex CHD. The key is shared management by a high-risk obstetrician and a cardiologist versed in CHD.
Cleveland Clinic NICUs reported zero CLABSIs for more than 365 days from late 2013 to late 2014. See how they achieved it — through fostering a culture of safety and ongoing quality improvement.
With more than 11,000 deliveries every year at Cleveland Clinic Children’s, there are many moms and babies in need of special care and delivery. Since 2012 Cleveland Clinic Children’s Special Delivery Unit has been providing meticulous management and delivery planning for fetal or maternal health issues, allowing mom and baby to receive lifesaving subspecialty care in one location. Adjacent to the SDU is a pediatric hybrid cardiac catheterization suite.